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Fun Food Holidays™ December 12th is National Ambrosia Day

National Ambrosia Day

Ambrosia, the mythical "food of the gods," is a heavenly treat to real mortal diners at any time of the year. This cool and creamy citrus fruit salad is a light and tasty side dish or dessert.

CDK has many classic-style recipes for ambrosia, plus a whole body of wacky ambrosia salad-inspired items like ambrosia cakes, bars, and even a body scrub!


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New-Style Ambrosia
recipe for new-style ambrosia

Made with white wine, water, sugar, cinnamon stick, whole cloves, orange zest, orange juice, star anise -- optional, navel oranges -- sectioned, clementines -- sectioned


Ambrosia Supreme
recipe for ambrosia supreme

Made with flaked coconut, sour cream, pineapple chunks, mandarin oranges, seedless grapes


Summer Ambrosia
recipe for summer ambrosia

Made with papaya, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes), pineapple, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes, half-pint blackberries, kiwis, peeled and cut lengthwise into 1/3-inch wedges, nectarines


Coconut Ambrosia With Grapes
recipe for coconut ambrosia with grapes

Made with raspberry syrup, coconut, strawberries, red grapes, honeydew melon


Strawberry Ambrosia Salad
recipe for strawberry ambrosia salad

Made with evaporated milk, flaked coconut, strawberry gelatin powder, raspberry gelatin powder, frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, water, crushed pineapple with syrup


Honey Ambrosia
recipe for honey ambrosia

Made with honey, pineapple chunks, oranges, bananas, coconut, plain nonfat yogurt


Ambrosia Fruit Dip
recipe for ambrosia fruit dip

Made with sugar substitute, lemon rind, vanilla extract, plain yogurt, cream cheese


California Ambrosia Salad
recipe for california ambrosia salad

Made with flaked coconut, sour cream, powdered ginger, salt, brown sugar, lemon juice, pitted fresh dates, bananas, oranges


Ambrosia Salad
recipe for ambrosia salad

Made with grapes, mixed fruit, mandarin oranges, pinapple, miniature marshmallows, whipped topping or sour cream, maraschino cherries


Unique Ambrosia
recipe for unique ambrosia

Made with honey, pecan, starfruit or Kiwi fruit, sliced, blackberries or raspberries, papaya, peeled and sliced thin, grated unsweetened coconut, oranges


Ambrosia Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
recipe for ambrosia oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Made with chocolate chips, quick-cooking oats, baking powder, salt, flour, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar, brown sugar, butter or margarine


Chinese Ambrosia Pie
recipe for chinese ambrosia pie

Made with flaked coconut, cream cheese, ginger, almond extract, milk, sugar, cornstarch, orange juice, (8 oz size) mandarin oranges (drained and cut into small pieces)


Tropical Ambrosia
recipe for tropical ambrosia

Made with lemon juice, container (8 ounce) reduced-fat sour cream, pecans, flaked coconut, miniature marshmallows, bananas, jar (6 ounce) maraschino cherries, drained, sliced, (15 ounce) Mandarin


Ambrosia Pancakes With Orange Syrup
recipe for ambrosia pancakes with orange syrup

Made with flaked coconut, milk, orange rind, brown sugar, vegetable oil, baking powder, salt, shortening, orange


Carrots Ambrosia
recipe for carrots ambrosia

Made with parsley, salt, baby carrots, butter, sugar, oranges


Pistachio Ambrosia
recipe for pistachio ambrosia

Made with fruit cocktail, frozen non-dairy whipped topping, pistachio pudding mix, miniature multicolored marshmallows


Ambrosia
recipe for ambrosia

Made with orange gelatin powder, mandarin oranges, frozen whipped topping, miniature marshmallows, crushed pineapple, flaked coconut


Sourdough Ambrosia Bread Pudding
recipe for sourdough ambrosia bread pudding

Made with raisins, pineapple tidbits in juice, ground cinnamon, orange peel, vanilla, sugar, egg yolks, eggs, milk, sourdough bread


Baked Ambrosia In A Cup
recipe for baked ambrosia in a cup

Made with pomegranate seeds or quartered maraschino cherries, flaked coconut, honey, brown sugar, (8-ounce size) pineapple chunks, pineapple chunks, oranges


Pineapple-Orange Ambrosia
recipe for pineapple-orange ambrosia

Made with Granola for topping, optional, container (6-ounce size) low-fat vanilla yogurt, (20-ounce size) unsweetened pineapple chunks, well drained, clementines or other small seedless oranges


Ambrosia Fruit Custard
recipe for ambrosia fruit custard

Made with miniature marshmallows, assorted sliced fruit, pineapple tidbits, almond extract, fresh lemon peel -- grated, lemon juice, instant vanilla pudding mix


Jellied Ambrosia
recipe for jellied ambrosia

Made with grated or shredded coconut, banana, oranges, lemon juice, orange juice, sugar, water, unflavored gelatin


Florida Ambrosia
recipe for florida ambrosia

Made with angel-cake wedges or meringue shells, halved seedless green and/or red grapes, sugar, cornstarch, orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, oranges, peeled, sliced, and seeded, grapefruit


Ambrosia a la Tropics
recipe for ambrosia a la tropics

Made with vanilla yogurt, almonds, coconut flakes, miniature marshmallows, seedless grapes, banana, (11 ounce size) mandarin oranges in juice -- drained, (20 ounce size) pineapple chunks in juice --


Hawaiian Ambrosia
recipe for hawaiian ambrosia

Made with maraschino cherries, milk, miniature marshmallows, crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges, Cool Whip, coconut



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